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Home Office targets are hurting LGBT+ asylum seekers, report finds – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedMigrants crossing the English Channel. (Luke Dray/Getty)An independent report has found that Home Office targets are preventing lesbian, gay and bisexual asylum seekers from having their claims adequately assessed.David Neal, the Independent chief inspector of borders and immigration, found that the amount of time asylum seekers are waiting on…

What's going on with Kamala Harris as communications director quits – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedPresident Biden signing an executive order repealing the ban on transgender people serving openly in the military, with Kamala Harris at his side (Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)It’s not been a good week for vice president Kamala Harris.Her communications director, Ashley Etienne, just quit. Plus, earlier in the week, a CNN…

Adele 30: 8 of the rawest, most brutally honest lyrics on new album – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedAdele. (Columbia)Adele has finally released her fourth studio album 30, and fans are already feeling emotionally raw and overwhelmed over its lyrics.The singer has always been known for her lyrics about heartbreak – and 30 delivers devastation in spades. The album sees Adele reflecting on the end of her marriage to Simon…

Labour MP Nadia Whittome on the urgent need for trans allyship – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedLabour MP Nadia Whittome. (Parliament)For Trans Awareness Week, Labour MP Nadia Whittome throws down the gauntlet for cisgender lesbian, gay and bisexual folk to stand with their trans siblings in the fight for true liberation.People of different genders and sexualities within the LGBTQ+ umbrella have organised together since the…

How alcoholism became 'a serious problem' in the LGBT+ community: 'It was a way to release trauma' – PinkNews

© 2021 PinkNews ⦁ All Rights ReservedSam Thomas and Lara Americo have seen their lives affected by alcohol. (Provided)To mark Alcohol Awareness Week, we speak to LGBT+ people and experts about the impact alcohol has on the community. Sam Thomas didn’t start drinking until he was 24 years old – but when he did, it gradually…